Statistics on income and living conditions
If you have received Central Statistical Bureau letter, your address was selected with random sampling method. All members of the surveyed household will be asked to answer general questions characterising population of Latvia, while people aged over 16 additionally will be asked also about education, health status, employment, income, benefits received, etc. The survey is also aimed at finding out the overall situation in household and housing conditions thereof.
In line with regulatory enactments of the European Union and the Republic of Latvia, the CSB has a right to collect and process personal data and is obliged to ensure protection and confidentiality of the data respondents provide. The information acquired will be published only in a summarised form for the analysis of economic and social phenomena and processes in the country.
Households will be surveyed once a year for four years in a row. It is necessary to conduct interviews repeatedly as it allows to acquire information on any changes that may have occurred during the year. We will appreciate your participation in the survey, as it will help to reflect actual household income and living conditions.
If you have received CSB letter inviting you to complete electronic questionnaire, visit e.csb.gov.lv during the period from 30 January to 28 February.
The online questionnaire shall be filled in by the addressee of the CSB invitational letter, authorising with internet bank, e-identification card or e-signature. If questionnaire is filled in by another person, he/she shall take all the responsibility for correctness of the information provided.
Manual (only in Latvian) on filling in e-survey.
If due to any reason you are not able to complete electronic questionnaire, please contact us. Call the toll-free assistance number +371 80008811 on weekdays from 10:00 to 18:00 o’clock, to agree on the timing of a telephone or face-to-face interview.
Telephone interviews will be conducted from 22 March to 30 June. The CSB interviewer will contact you about its progress.
If you want to verify identity of your interviewer or find out any other information about the survey:
- call the toll-free assistance number +371 80008811 on weekdays from 10:00 to 18:00 o’clock,
- or contact CSB by e-mail: email@example.com.
Face-to-face interviews will only take place if the epidemiological situation allows it. The CSB interviewer will contact you about its progress.